HNC Professional Cookery - Patisserie

This course is tailored towards people with a passion and skill for Patisserie. It will enable students to advance their existing knowledge, focusing on specialised Patisserie areas and kitchen leadership skills. 

It brings together both practical and theory subjects in our first class facilities and an opportunity to learn in our realistic work environment.

  • Professional Cookery: Practical Pastry
  • Professional Cookery: Pastry Knowledge
  • Hospitality Supervision
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene
  • Financial Control Systems
  • Fermented Pastry Products
  • Plated Desserts
  • Work Placement

  • Pastry/Patisserie Chef
  • Baker
  • Start your own business!

  • HND Professional Cookery (Patisserie)

  • Successful completion of NC Bakery (Level 5), a Level 6 Professional Cookery qualification or equivalent
  • Successful interview and practical skills test
  • Relevant industry experience

Further advice for full-time applicants:

• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account
• Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as: the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
• If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course
• Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email


Stirling Campus



Start date

19 August 2024

SCQF Level

Level 7